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political groups and labor unions. >> so many of us are already dangling on our very own fiscal cliffs. >> reporter: speaker after speaker hammering home the same point. >> we are here to fight for a good deal for america's families and for students. >> reporter: that fiscal cliff negotiations cannot result in cuts to social security, medicare or medicaid. >> how does that make any sense to you? >> reporter: that wealthy americans should be forced to pay their fair share of taxes. >> tax, tax, tax the rich. >> reporter: when the rally was finished. >> boehner, boehner, you don't care. >> reporter: protesters marched to house speaker john boehner to deliver a bag of coal, an early christmas present they said from the nation's poor and middle class. people like daniel warner, a home health care worker from vermont. >> we can't afford health cuts, nobody is going to survive that. >> reporter: and a single parent from here in washington. >> what they need to do is roll their sleeves up and get down to the business of being equal to everybody. >> reporter: matt jablow, 9 news now. >> and t
as well. >> reporter: the teachers' union said educators will discus friday's mass shooting in an age-appropriate manner. sandy hook elementary students have not yet returned to class. they'll be moved to another facility in a neighboring county administrators say they won't return to classes until january. trucks carrying supplies have been leaving the school still a crime scene. the tragedy even has lawmakers normally in support of gun rights discussing gun control. like senator joe manchin of west virginia. >> we had 20 beautiful babies that were slaughtered. that cannot be tolerated in america. >> reporter: funerals began monday for the 20 children and six adults killed. tuesday families said their final good-byes to two more 6- year-olds. jessica rekos and james mattioli. they are releasing new information today of the suspected shooter and his mother. he also said that the mother was found shoot in the head four times. while she was sleeping. in newtown, connecticut. i'm tory dunnan reporting. >> today virginia's governor said it's time to start discussing if school officials sh
it did work. it becomes harder many on many as compared with one-on-one. the u.s. and the soviet union became quite experienced in how to handle mutually assured destruction if you like. or mutual deterrents. when you have a number of -- many nations butting up against each other physically essentially, and with much less experience in handling the issue of deterrents, i think the risks become higher. and if as you suggest proliferation is likely to become more widespread, if iran actually gets nuclear capability, i think the risks are very high. i'm rather pessimistic because it does seem to me that one way or another, a local nuclear war could break out and has a fairly high probability of breaking out. and when it happens, if it happens, the destruction will be very great. i'm a -- rather pessimistic about that. but i see a rather tarnished silver lining and because i think if that happens, then the major powers will step in and actually try to undo proliferation. i'm not sure that would be a very happy world because i think that it would be strong pressures for the big five. the fi
the video says it happened monday morning to a d2 bus. the bus drivers union did not return our calls. >>> d.c.'s guardian angels are responding to this video shot on the green line in metro. the video posted on youtube shows a group of young people attacking and robbing a girl of her cell phone last friday. so in an attempt to deter these types of muggings on metro, the guardian angels will be patrolling live between the congress heights and ft. totten station friday and saturday nights. >>> the planning for next month's inauguration is in high gear, but today a group of 5th graders took over the planning for the national park service. kristin fisher with more on the nonprofit, how to plan their inauguration and their futures. >> reporter: these 5th graders are pretending to plan the presidential inauguration. >> each security check point needs two picnic tables so police can check certain bags. >> reporter: they've been split in four committees. >> one dealt with finances. one dealt with ordering supplies. >> reporter: the catch? each committee had to approve their plans with the other
a fraction and hang seng lost a fraction. michigan a long time bed rom of union employment could soon become the nation's 24th right to work state. protesters rallied at the state house and senate on thursday. both chambers passed separate bills banning mandatory union dues from non-union members. >>> tech stocks gave wall street a boost. apple one of the tech stocks that led the stock market said it will move some of its mass computer production from china to the u.s. it accounts for less than 20% of apple's business. the rest is from ipod and ipad production. one factor may be that tiny labor costs are rising much faster than u.s. wages. and the securities and exchange commission is investigating netflix and the company's ceo. he's dismissing the claim that his facebook post in july may have posted the online video stock price. at the time he mentioned how much netflix viewing had increased. the stock price rose 19% over a two day period. the power of a facebook post. >> you got watch what you post on facebook. that goes for everybody. >> yes. >> ashley morrison here in new york. have a go
minutes. meantime tomorrow three large national labor unions will begin a television ad campaign, urging the congress to reject cuts vital to social programs and make wealthy americans pay what the unions say would be their fair share in taxes. >>> with newtown, connecticut,
're in day 104 of the nhl lockout. today a new offering to the players association. no word on what the union or individual players think about it. nhl commissioner bill daly said they want to be back on the ice as soon as possible, but 104 days in, -- >> it sure doesn't feel like it. >> no. and if you're wondering about rutgers and virginia tech, rutgers subpoena in the russell athletic bowl. >>> er i will car, how is our stormy forecast? >> we're still watching the approach of that winter storm. overnight, temperatures dipping below freezing. it does look like the rain you see on the map is dog change over to snow. so this is what i'm expecting. snow north and west of the beltway, but we will see an accumulating snow even in the district, but it will be a very light accumulation. a coating to an inch in the district it sea. wintry mix with mostly rain south and east of d.c., and all this moves out by the afternoon on saturday. so if you had dinner plans on saturday, you will still be fine actually as long as your road is clear. but it is in the morning that you might want to stay at home. >
. it's a real sport. no, its not. 4 million members. 4 million stories. navy federal credit union. >>> gridlock in washington may seem like business as usual today but it hasn't always been that way. throughout the 1960's and '70s during one of the most turn you leapt periods in american history bipartisan senates drove sweeping reform to civil rights and social programs while challenging the executive branch over the vietnam war and ultimately moving to impeach president nixon over the watergate scandal. our next guest ira shapiro is the author of "the last great senate:courage and statesmanship in tames of crisis." welcome to the program. >> nice to be here. >> why do you call it the last great senate? >> well, because from the early 'sick through about 1980 we had a senate that was in the forefront of everything that was going on in the country, and accomplished a great deal. the senate of humphrey, muskee, baker, ted kennedy, many other great americans. and we haven't had a senate like that for the last 30 years. i don't mean it's the last great senate we'll ever have, but we
the union said we were close, and we were a billion dollars apart. >> it looks like, this is not going to be resolved in the immediate future. i hope that turns out to be wrong. but that's certainly what the message is that we have today. >> all right, basketball season upcoming georgetown prep hosting the high school. that's going to be our game of the week. 26,000 voters. we appreciate you. highlights at 11:00 tomorrow night. >>> lady terps opening up acc play. brenda frese turning to the wonder twins. the two combined for 40 points, 20 boards. >>> i love seeing her ton sideline. >> oh, brenda gets after them. doing a great job there at college park. >> absolutely. >>> we'll be back in a minute. ♪ ♪ no two people have the same financial goals. pnc works with you to understand yours and help plan for your retirement. visit a branch or call now for your personal retirement review. >>> we want to remind new upcoming weekend is just humongous football-wise. on saturday army-navy. sunday, redskins, rains. we're going to beat them up. then complete game wrap-up, "game on" live from fed
between her german voters who do not favor bailing out europe and the european union. best politician, angela. you got it? you can write that down. pat, put it in your column. worst politician. >> susan rice. she was fed these phony talking points by the cia. she went on a defensive. and president obama left her, john, twisting slowly, slowly in the wind. she's gone. >> she'll still be our u.n. ambassador, though, pat. i give worst politician to mitt romney who never quite came across as human. and he lost. in part, because of his personality. >> she is going to stand you up, ambassador? >> yes. >> herm an cain again because a man who runs for the presidency who didn't think that his personal life would ultimately blow up presidency. >> does he have a job? >> he does. i don't know that he has -- >> he is a great -- he has a great future in talk-radio, i am sure. >> clarence, something for us? >> yes. worst politician, clint eastwood, although he is a good actor. >> this is very domestic. i will though it out on a larger scale for you. does that help you any, pat? worst politician 2
of the virginia credit union, but all those explosives did was leave scorch marks. investigators hope the surveillance video can lead them to the mad bomber and we do mean mad. >>> a 14-year-old gunned down on the street, police saying it was a targeted gang killing. this happened after midnight in the lewisdale, maryland area along sheridan street. investigators say elizer reyes was walking down the street with two other people. a car drove by and there was open fire and he was killed. police found the car but are looking for the shooter. >>> tonight fans remember the first modern jazz musician to appear on the cover of time magazine, dave brubeck, would have turned 92 tomorrow. his quartet first formed in 1951 and went on to define some of the smoking and swinging rhythms of the '50s and '60s, brubeck prance best known for the song take five. dave brubeck passed away this morning in connecticut. he was 91. >>> still to come tonight, it may be great for the pandas at national zoo but not so great for your backyard, a look at 1 community's battle against bamboo -- one community's batt
that i have just heard transmitted to us that we were close, that reminds me of the last time the union said we were close, and we were a billion dollars apart. >> it looks like, this is not going to be resolved in the immediate future. i hope that turns out to be wrong. but that's certainly what the message is that we have today. >> all right, basketball season upcoming georgetown prep hosting the high school. that's going to be our game of the week. 26,000 voters. we appreciate you. highlights at 11:00 tomorrow night. >>> lady terps opening up acc play. brenda frese turning to the wonder twins. the two combined for 40 points, 20 boards. >>> i love seeing her ton sideline. >> oh, brenda gets after them. doing a great job there at
at the drive-thru of the virginia credit union, but all those explosives did was leave scorch marks. the atm kept right on humming along. investigators hope the surveillance video can lead them to the mad bomber. >>> still ahead at 6:00 residents of one local neighborhood say they're tired of bamboo invading their yards and they want the city to do something about it. >> 72 yesterday. here's the high and low today. we're stepping down to reality slowly 63, lows so far 54. the record high was 75 set back in 2001. we'll come back, talk about just how cold tonight will be, how cold it will be at the bus stop and look ahead to the ravens/redskins game. >> but up next we've got new information from police and the photographer on the death of a new york man struck by a train after he was pushed onto the tracks. we'll be right back. >>> we have a commuter alert for the beltway in maryland. three right lanes of the inner loop will be closed at kenilworth avenue in greenbelt tonight through friday. the closures are to allow workers to get construction equipment out of there from an ongoing bridge pro
blows up in fredericksburg, virginia, this morning at the virginia credit union on gordon shelton boulevard. luckily nobody was hurt, but it forced evacuation of nearby apartments. the bomb squad spent hours combing the area this afternoon. investigators are studying bank security video trying to find a suspect. the atm was damaged, but it's still working. >>> the clock just keeps right on ticking, 27 days to go until the country could go off that fiscal cliff and unfortunately for all of us both sides seem to be digging in their heels while insisting they do want a deal. if they can't find some compromise before the end of this year, taxes will go up for everybody and some massive spending cuts will kick in. president obama has rejected the latest profile bit republicans because it does not include a -- proposal by the republicans because it does not include a tax hike on the wealthy americans offering instead to close some tax loopholes, danielle nottingham with the latest from capitol hill. >> reporter: house members left the capitol in the middle of the fiscal fight not due b
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. navy federal credit union.  >>> we're back with admiral jon greenert, the chief of naval operations. sir, i want to take you to some cultural issues in this segment. foremost the suicide rate. the navy suicide rate is lower than the army's or even the air force but 54 sailors have taken their lives this year which is the highest since you started keeping records on it in 2001. what's the cause and what are you doing about it? >> i don't know the cause. if i did, trust me, i would do everything i could about it. but what we're doing about it is one thing we do know, sailors need resiliency. they need stress relief. sailors need to be cared for by other sailors. in other words, you need to care for them. what i do know is this, those who consider taking their lives say if somebody had not said something to me, i would have taken my life. so we're looking at it and we'll continue to do it and we need to find out what makes people that distraught. but the bottom line, we need to make our folks resilient. to feel that they can reach out and there's no stigma in not feeling right. it's ok
credit union in fredricksburg but the ec pleasives only left scorch -- explosives only left scorch marks. they hope the bank surveillance video will help identify the person who did this. >>> the montgomery county council will be meeting to discuss their response to superstorm sandy and what changes might be needed. maryland's senators testified about the damage on the eastern shore yesterday on capitol hill. barbara mikulski says they need more federal aide. ben cardin talked about what can be done to protect future storm damage. sources tell the associated press they'll ask for $50 billion to repair the damage. >>> contractor christopher diatz has won a preliminary injunction against james perez. the two former high school classmates are headed to trial over a home improvement project. the judge ordered the theft allegations be removed. >>> with all this disagreement in washington over the fiscal cliff, there's going to be a much different tone outside the white house this afternoon. >> that's thanks to the annual pageant of peace and national christmas tree lighting festivities. erica
in one union. >> if we go over the cliff, the stocks and the market take a hit, you know. what happens then? what happens? there's no way to sort of retroactively fix a recession. i know everyone is confident, hey, we can go over the cliff and we'll fix it, but what happens if the markets take a 20% nose dive? >> joining me now to discuss the immediate tax implications if the u.s. goes over the fiscal cliff is linda, president of taxmasters in rockville. linda, thank you. >> we're all concerned about the fiscal cliff. our minds are preoccupied. first question what will the average taxpayer see if, in fact, we go over the fiscal cliff? >> everybody starting in january who makes under $110,000 will lose immediately 2% of this auto paycheck. >> that's a lot. so aperson making $75,000, family of four, how much of a difference will that make do you think in their typical paycheck? >> it could be somewhere between $40 and 60, depending on their benefits that they get. but for a normal family it could be maybe $2,000 a year or more just because they're going to lose the deduction for children
, that reminds me of the last time the union said we were close and we were a billion dollars apart. >> it looks like this is not going to be resolved in the immediate future. i hope that turns out to be wrong, but that's certainly what the message is that we have today. >> that is not good. that's a quick look at sports. have a great friday, everybody. >>> there's virtually zero chance lawmakers will reach a deal on the fiscal cliff the next few days. we'll tell you why that's the case. >> plus, the u.s. is preparing a response in case syria takes extreme action against its own citizens. here's monika. >>> just volume right now on the inbound side of i-66 manassas to centreville. then it's all clear to the beltway. no issues as we head insides the beltway on 66 to the roosevelt bridge. more traffic coming up at 5:30. you're watching 9news. we'll be right back. >>> sunday morning on "biocentury this week," are proceed -- paula stephan says yes, watch "biocentury this week" >>> hello and welcome back to 9news now on this friday morning. i'm andrea roane. >>> i'm mike hydeck just back from a mor
: negotiations between the international longshore men union and the shipping companies are deadlocked. a shutdown would affect 15 points from boston down the east coast of florida and into the gulf of mexico as far west as houston. these ports handle nearly 50% of all ocean-going container shipments to the united states. >> essentially everything is going to shut down that's related to the points. you're talking hundreds of thousands of jobs that could be related. newark truck driver al lopes is fearing for the worst, moving as many containers as possible, fearing a strike will leave him without work. >> we'rer this make the money or don't make the money. if we don't go in, i don't get paid. >> the two sides have until 12:01 sunday to reach an agreement. it is possible, however, that the president steps in if he consider this a national emergency. rebecca and jeff, back to you. >> thank you so much. time to show you other headlines. "usa today" says secretary of state hillary clinton is expected to return to work next week. clinton picked up a stomach virus three weejs ago. then she h
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